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NCLEX Nutrition

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1. What foods are carbohydrates and provide energy?






2. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy






3. What foods are good if patient. is vitamin A defecient and/or suffer from night blindness or xeropthalmia?






4. When does BMR decrease?






5. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?






6. How much milk is to be consumed per day?






7. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?






8. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






9. Where can you get more vitamin D?






10. Where can you find good sources of vitamin E?






11. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value






12. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






13. Food freqency questionnaire is used over this time period to track nutrients not consumed daily






14. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency






15. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






16. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






17. What function is vitamin A?






18. What function is vitamin D?






19. Where can you find good sources of vitamin K?






20. What is the function of vitamin C?






21. What is the function of vitamin E?






22. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?






23. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






24. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?






25. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






26. How long should a food record or journal is analyzed for nutrient content?






27. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






28. What foods have high quality protein?






29. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease






30. What color vegetables are to be consumed more of?






31. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






32. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






33. What does DASH stand for?






34. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






35. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?






36. What lab value shows iron stores of visceral body protein?






37. What is normal BMI?






38. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






39. How much grains are to be eaten per day?






40. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?






41. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet






42. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?






43. Name six sources of grains






44. The higher the BMR a client has --






45. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






46. How many calories/gram is protein?






47. Good overall indicator of nutritional status becaUse of long half life and maintain until malnutrtion occurs






48. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy






49. Fats can lead to some medical problems






50. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?